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picture window

a large window having a single pane of glass, usually placed so that it overlooks a view

picture window

A large fixed pane of glass, often between two narrower operable windows, usually located to present the most attractive view to the exterior. See also: French window

picture window

[′pik·chər ¦win·dō]
(building construction)
A large window framing an exterior view.

picture window

In a home or apartment, a large, fixed window, often between two narrower operable windows; usually located so as to present the most attractive view of the exterior.
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The front-facing guest bedroom has an apex picture window with partial remote control blinds and has an en-suite bathroom with walk-in double shower with waterfall and handheld shower heads.
Consider installing picture windows to fill rooms with light and give panoramic views of the outdoors.
For proof, read Picture Windows, Rosalyn Baxandall and Elizabeth Ewen's study of how the modern suburb emerged as a response to the affordable housing needs of working-class families after World War II.
In the first half of Picture Windows they draw upon architectural journals and previous research to trace the evolution of land development, housebuilding, and housing policy through the first half of the century.
We, however, remain true believers in an ever widening circle of fascination, while the weather outside our picture windows grows louder like a judgment we always secretly expected.
An article on picture windows, for example, waxes eloquent on the solid "cultural values" of the 1950s.
Picture windows appeared in many sizes, but the version we'll talk about was popular in the 1950s and '60s.
Unit #6A has Central Park views through wall-to-wall picture windows from the living room and master bedroom.
There is a hallway, 22ft lounge with picture windows, dining room, refitted breakfast/kitchen, utility room and family bathroom.
A bright and spacious living room is equipped with picture windows and double-glazed French doors, overlooking the surrounding gardens and grounds and extending towards the sea.
Wakefield-based Technal provided large picture windows to create a "wall of windows" and maximise the magnificent views from the summit.
The maisonette is well appointed and contemporary in its decor and design, with arched picture windows framing the superb views.